2 When you open a new, blank workbook, the cells, columns, and rows are set to a default size. You do have the ability to change the size of each, and to insert new columns, rows, and cells, as needed. In this lesson, you will learn various methods to modify the column width and row height, in addition to how to insert new columns, rows, and Guevarra Institute of Technology cells.
Columns, Rows and Cells3 To Modify Column Width: Position the cursor over the column line in the column heading and a double arrow will appear. Left-click the mouse and drag the cursor to the right to increase the column width or to the left to decrease the column width. Release the mouse Guevarra Institute of Technology button.
Columns, Rows and Cells4 OR Left-click the column heading of a column youd like to modify. The entire column will appear highlighted. Guevarra Institute of Technology
Columns, Rows and Cells5 Click the Format command in the Cells group on the Home tab. A menu will appear. Select Column Width to enter a specific column measurement. Select AutoFit Column Width to adjust the column so all the text will fit. Guevarra Institute of Technology
Columns, Rows and Cells6 To Modify the Row Height: Position the cursor over the row line you want to modify and a double arrow will appear. Left-click the mouse and drag the cursor upward to decrease the row height or downward to increase the row height. Guevarra Institute of Technology Release the mouse
Columns, Rows and Cells7 OR Click the Format command in the Cells group on the Home tab. A menu will appear. Select Row Height to enter a specific row measurement. Select AutoFit Row Height to adjust the row so all the text will fit. Guevarra Institute of Technology
Columns, Rows and Cells8 To Insert Rows: Select the row below where you want the new row to appear. Click the Insert •The new row always appears above the command in the selected row. Cells group on the •Make sure that you select the entire row below where you want the new row to Home tab. The row appear and not just the cell. If you select will appear. Guevarra Institute of Technologyand then click Insert, only a just the cell new cell will appear.
Columns, Rows and Cells9 To Insert Columns: Select the column to the right of where you want the column to appear. Click the Insert command in the Cells group on the Home tab. The The new column always appears to the left column will appear. of the selected column. For example, if you want to insert a column between September and October, select the Guevarra Institute of Technology October column and click the Insert
Columns, Rows and Cells10 To Delete Rows and Columns: Select the row or column you’d like to delete. Click the Delete command in the Cells group on the Home tab. Guevarra Institute of Technology
Challenge11 Use the Budget or any Excel workbook you choose to complete this challenge. Open a workbook. Insert a column. Insert a row. Delete a column. Change the width of a column using AutoAdjust. Change the height of a row. Close and save the file. Guevarra Institute of Technology
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